This restoration represents a complete transformation to the Appearance and the Performance of this classic turntable from the legendary Thorens company. It is known as one of the best turntables in the audio history, and has been modified to super status .
* State of the art tone-arm ,the world class known SME Series III Precision Titanium Nitride arm wand and features a sophisticated design equipped with all the fine adjustments available for maximum accuracy in performance and solid built with very good balance.According the company and reviews,one of the best tone-arms in the world.
* After a complete dis-assembly, all parts pertinent to the turntables operation have been cleaned and lubricated before being re-assembled and installed. This includes the Spindle Bearing, the sub-platter, motor, suspension springs and the tonearm.
* Main platter has been polished many stages by hand .
* The plinth has been refinished,painted in a beautiful piano black color with High Grade quality paint and lacquered several coats to get that wet shiny look .
* Wiring of the tonearm goes directly to brand new NACAMICHI RCA lock connectors .
* Brand new belt has been installed .
* High quality brass cones in chrome finish, installed at the bottom of plinth with adjustable spikes for level adjustment to enhance the performance and add in appearance.
*The old power cord has been replaced and new Audiophile Grade one with MARINGO Power plug with gold prongs and nice black braded sleeving has been installed.
* Dust cover in very good condition is included.
* Upon request a cartridge can be professionally installed with the use of protractor for maximum accuracy. Various types of rare cartridges available MM, MC High and low output.You can even send out your cartridge
to be installed free of charge,to insure you are going to get the maximum out of it.
* The turntable is capable for a serious Reference performance providing very extended extreme frequencies with natural presentation wide and deep soundstage with quite black background ,extra clean highs breathtaking and realistic midrange ,clean deep bass,well controlled and defind.
*The goal has been achieved and guaranteed that this classic turntable now performs and looks at its best ever.With the extra thick wood that the plinth has been made and the solid thick bottom cover, making this base very durable and rigid, plus the isolation underneath the entire chassis and the suspended design ,the ultra quiet and accurate motor combined with the High Grade hardware that has been used to this Restoration making the turntable scientifically top approved ,can compete and in some cases outperform way more expensive turntable systems,will let you enjoy the High End performance at it's best.
*The turntable has been meticulous well prepared , tested step by step and listened to the Reference system to get the maximum out of it .Give yourself a chance to experience the turntable like never before and tell yourself about the quality of work and performance.
*Bottom line ,if you are looking for a REFERENCE turntable don't look any further ,this is top of the line in every respect.
* One year warranty on all new parts
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* For questions 412.726.7059